Sunday, 3 March 2013

By Terry Touche Veloutee Highlighting Concealer | Review

Hi ladies! Today I thought I would review the By Terry Touche Veloutee Highlighting Concealer. I've had this for a couple of months now, I really wanted to try it as it's one of those highlighting concealers like YSL Touche Eclat. I have never tried YSL Touche Eclat as I've heard it doesn't have much coverage ,even a YSL sales assistant told me it isn't really a concealer it's more of a highlighter. Anyway back to the By Terry... So the reason I really wanted to try the By Terry concealer is because it is a highlighting concealer but it has a decent amount of coverage too. It is expensive at £33 it's the most expensive concealer I have ever used to date, but you do get 6.5 ml of product where as for the YSL Touche Eclat you only get 2.5 ml for £24, so the By Terry actually works out cheaper considering the amount of product you get.
The packaging looks very luxurious, it has a brush applicator that you click to release the product, while the packaging looks great I haven't been impressed by it, the main problem I've had and I don't know weather it's just my one but I find when I click it to get the product out, most of the the time the button stays clicked in, and I have to keep clicking to get the button to un-click or sometimes it releases itself. For the price of the product I would expect the packaging to work better, but again it might just be the fact that I got a bad one, although I did see reviews on SpaceNK of someone saying they had the same problem.
Moving on from the packaging and onto the actually concealer. They come in three shades, I got mine in the shade cream. I use this mainly underneath my eyes but sometimes I apply it to my chin, centre of nose and forehead to highlight. The consistency is thin and lightweight, on the packaging it says full coverage I wouldn't say its full coverage, more medium. It dries to a natural matte finish and doesn't crease under my eyes, you can use it on it's own but I have quite bad dark circles/bags under my eyes so I usually use this over the top of a concealer with more coverage (MAC studio sculpt). I like how the By Terry adds more coverage under my eyes and brightens to helps banish undereye dark circles.
Overall I think this is a lovely product aside from some issues I have with the packaging. I wouldn't say you need to rush out and buy this! But if you are looking to splurge a bit and your looking for a lightweight highlighting concealer with good coverage then I would recommend it.


  1. Nice review. I'm allergic to Touche Eclat - it gives me an eczema type rash. I've heard that No. 7 do a really good alternative too -

    I'll be trying that soon.

  2. shame it's not amazing, but it still sounds like a nice purchase :)

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  3. I nearly bought this last week. It does sound like a really great product but it is still sooooooo expensive! xx

  4. Great review! Probably not something I'd try, the packaging issue sounds infuriating and I'm sure I'd end up throwing it across the room! I personaly really like Collections concealer and the Bourjois Healthy Mix which are both a fraction of the price! xx

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  5. great review, i love the touche eclat but i do wish the coverage was a bit heavier. This has been on my wishlist for a while but i am def going to get it now :)
    Anna x

  6. Im dying to try this! It's actually created by the same woman who created Touche Eclat x

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